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on the franken storm threatening the eastern sea. >> the fight offer governor brown's tax hike measure. enter conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good mo
californians to support a tax hike. governor brown spent this week campaigning nonstop for prop 30 which would raise sales tax a quarter cent and state income taxes on the rich. and as we speak, some of your neighbors are joining the fight. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington is in oakland where democrats have a phone bank to urge voters to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. >> reporter: as november 6th approaches volunteers are making a final push to get people to the polls. inside the democratic party headquarters here in oakland volunteers are taking part in the statewide day of action and pope bank. on the phones since 10:00 a.m. calling democrats across the state asking them to vote yes on prop 30 and no on prop 32. prop 32 would ban unions from using payroll deducted found for political -- funds for political purposes. prop 30 hikes the state sales tax by a quarter cent. the 30 doesn't pass schools and colleges face $6 billion in cuts. governor brown has been traveling across the state shoring up support but recent polls show that -- polls show that support is fading. now there's 4
registered democrats, asking them to vote yes. prop 30 would raise income taxes on the wealthy and hike the sales tax by a quarter%. >> if proposition 30 does not pass it will have a devastating effect on education in california. >> reporter: one of the largest supporters, the california teachers association. meanwhile, the small business action committee has raised more than $7 million to fight it. and rival proposition 38 would raise taxes for all californians with money going to schools. chairman of the california republican party tells me he's confident 30 will fail. >> raising taxes even higher in california will drive away more jobs and will collect less money over time if this passed than more. >> i think it's going to be a tough battle. the governor certainly is out there stumping for the measure. i think you're going to start to see support climb. >> reporter: prop 32 meanwhile, would ban unions from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. the democrats were urging voters to vote no on that today and its approval currently sits at just 39%. >>> a check on bay area
city in the east bay is trying to tax sodas to combat obesity. if the initiative passes it will be the first in the nation but not everyone thinks it's a good idea. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with reaction on the new controversial measure. mike. >>> reporter: well, allen, this coca-cola may as well have a bull's eye on it but it's not just coca-cola. some kinds of chocolate milk, orange juice, anything with add sugar or high fructose corn syrup. they want to tax it. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die yo
by midnight. >>> an east bay city is fighting obesity by trying to tax soda. if it passes it would be the first of a kind in the nation. mike sugerman reports. >> reporter: allen, can i buy a coke? here at tobacco world, coke today costs 1.65? it would be a buck 85 starting i guess next wednesday if in fact measure n passes. will it pass? we're not sure. >> reporter: a little red wagon carrying 40 pounds of sugar has captured national attention in richmond. >> 40 pounds is the amount of sugar that each of richmond's children take in just from sodas alone every year. >> reporter: richmond city council member jeff ritter man who is also a heart doctor is the heart and soul of measure n. it would tax businesses a penny an ounce of sugary drinks sold. it would be the first of its kind in the nation. >> a third of our latino and a third of our african-american students are obese and another 20% are overweight in each group. those young people are going to die younger than they should. >> reporter: the money raised he says would go towards more health programs in schools. businesses here
still go either way. 48% of voters are in favor governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest still undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary school up to universities. >>> a man was killed while walking through a muni tunnel in san francisco today. the incident disrupted the muni metro much of the morning. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at the montgomery station where service is back to normal. >> reporter: a lot of commuters are thankful because it was a mess this morning. but the investigation into that death continues right now. now muni says he may have actually been hit by two trains. in this dark muni tunnel at the montgomery street station an investigation into a man's death stopped trains on the tracks. it was 7:30 right in the middle of the morning commute. >> uhm, i guess i'm going to walk. >> reporter: thousands of people had to be rerouted. muni was stopping trains at castro and church
again, the tax revenue is >>> grab a california ballot and you'll notice that once again, voters are being asked for more money. once again, the request for more tax revenue is aimed an helping california's struggling schools. that's a request other state agencies don't have to make. as cbs 5 reporter dana explains... >> reporter: a classroom and a jail cell are both expensive to operate. but when public schools need more money, they often have to ask voters for it. that is not the case for the department of corrections. >> all the things we need to create a healthy safe california are being negatively impacted by all of the ways in which we're funneling resources into locking people up. >> reporter: in 2007, the state legislature passed a law allowing the california department of corrections to raise billions of dollars using something called lease revenue bonds. the proceeds of which go to capital improvement projects for prisons and do not require voter approval. last year, the prison system sold $900 million worth, a practice that those who oppose prison expansion call a back
the sales tax a quarter cent and state income tax for those making more than $250,000 a year funneling $6 billion into schools and universities. and it looks like support is rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago, only 45% of voters said yes. and there was a huge number of undecided ones. well, now it looks like the governor's initiative has enough to eek it out with 51% planning to vote yes. >> let's see how two ballot measures measure up. >> reporter: the new numbers look grim for the competing measure 38. it would raise state income tax for almost all californians for schools and preschool programs. the latest poll shows it's losing with 55% saying no. how do californians feel though about the death penalty? the newest poll shows they want to keep it. 51% said they would vote no on proposition 34 which would uphold the death penalty. 41% say they will vote yes which would prohibit the death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. food labeling has become a hot button issue. prop 37 would require companies to label processed food made with genetically
as such but for this local franchise owner they need to have a talk with them. >> thank you. >>> the governor's tax hike proposal is slipping in the polls. now an enormous amount of money is flooding in from out of state that could sing sink prop 30. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee reports. >> reporter: this fight centers around a mysterious $11 million donation that came from arizona last week. it was given to defeat prop 30. he is not happy about it and he vows to find out who is behind the money. >> they may be from anywhere. i don't know where these people are from because they're hiding. they're wearing masks. people like to run around in hoods because they don't want people to see who the hell they are. the state of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> reporter: strong words from the governor today at the naacp convention. though he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is, is, that when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they are doing and this arizona organization says they are in busines
political dues, and is trying to defeat prop 30. governor brown's tax hike measure. this is on top of a mysterious $11 million donation from arizona last week. the governor is rallying to find out who is behind the money. political reporter grace lee shows us how he is taking his fight from the capitol to the courtroom. >> these shadowy figures, they say they're from arizona, but from all i know, they might be from hillsboro, or the grand kaman i can't think. i don't know where these people are from, because they're hiding. they're wearing masks. remember the people like to run around in hoods because they don't want people to see who the hell they are. well the state of california is going to court to unmask these people. >> strong words from governor brown today at the n.a.a.c.p. convention. he later clarified that he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the ku klux klan. >> no. what it is when people do things, sometimes they don't want to be exposed for what they're doing. and this arizona organization says they're in business for transparency. and here they're not willing to co
a lot about them. >>> reporter: >> redistricting, state tax law, and budgeting cycles are not hot button issues and they are not easy to understand. >> reporter: they're not exciting and sexy. >> no, they are not exciting. they're not sexy. >> reporter: but they are important. let's start with proposition 31. vote yes and it would change the legislature's budget cycle from one to two years. supporters say it would allow local governments more planning time because they would know in advance how much money they get. and in gives the governor the power to reduce spending if there is a budget emergency. opponents say it's unclear what would really happen if this measure passes because the budgeting process is so complicated. money is at the heart of proposition 39. vote yes and it forces multi- state businesses to pay more in taxes based on their california sales bringing the state an extra $1 billion a year. >> yes. this is actually a way to close a tax loophole. it would bring revenue to the state. the polls show that it's likely to pass. >> reporter: opponents warn, though, prop 39 could
to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> no! >> turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. oveeporter: the president's iveedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his mpaiaign strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin, trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney, scott, from getting 270 electoral votes. >> pelley: well, nancy, governor eymney went hunting for votes today in another swing state, virginia. snd jan crawford is covering his campaign. mp we really can't have four more years like the last four re ys. i know the-- the obama folks are chanting four more years, four fre years. rut our chant is this-- five more days. >> reporter: at a rally in virginia, a campaign cheer was also a reminder of how little time is left. >> five more days! ore more days! r reporter: before the y hadcane, romney had momentum. the race was in a dead heat, and he was tied or within striking distance in battleground states. but the storm knocked him off the front pages at a cru
it or not is a week from tomorrow and governor brown's campaign for tax increase has taken a bizarre turn. >> examiners melissa is here to discuss and talk all about it. good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us the latest. >> reporter: probably seen the commercials for proposition 30. that's the tax increase jerry brown is pushing. and in those commercials, he talks about cuts to state funding he's made since he wants voters to believe our tax dollars are being spent wisely. here's a clip. and notice the mention of cuts to cars. >> jerry brown cut phones, cars, travel budgets and state commissions. >> and well, yes, the governor's budget did cut cars for the fiscal year. but recent -- cost $750,000 so far this year. the investigation also showed employees using those fancy rental cars to do personal errands. so this report comes out and last friday at the state wise meeting jerry brown was there and asked about this report. here's what he had to say: quote, there are 300,000 employees in the state of california and like to watch overall of them. but i think only god can accomplish that.
are still on the fence about the governor's tax height proposal. >> ann in san francisco with how prop 30 campaign is drumming up support before the election. joins us with more. >> just aa few days left. down market street right now campaigning at the commonwealth club. and we met teachers that were hitting the highway in favor of prop 30. the polls are close right now. really could go either way. >> when they hugged, we know they are going to vote yes. >> a new poll showed 51% of likely voters support prop 30 but then a new poll released this morning showed 48% support. i can't let this. i have my responsibility ies. >> voters just can't afford to bailout sacramento any more. haven't seen any reforms that would give them confidence that sending money to sacramento would help. it's going to be up to jerry brown to do his best to reduce the size of government in sacramento. i'm not too optimistic for him doing that. >> the fear if prop 30 doesn't pass, threatened $6 billion in school cuts. >> doesn't matter whether your kids go to public school or private school. we need people educated t
mission to get proposition 30 passed racing state income tax for those more than $250,000 a year funneling six billion dollars into schools and universities and support may be rising. it needs more than 50% to win. three weeks ago only 45% of voters said yes and there was a huge number of undecided ones. now looks like the governor's initiative has enough to ee. k it out with 51% planning to vote yes. >> let's see how two ballot measures measure up. >> reporter: the new numbers look grim for the competing measure of prop 38. it would raise the state income tax for almost all californians for schools and preschool programs. the latest polls show it is losing with 55% saying no. how do californians feel about the death penalty? the newest poll shows they want to keep it. 51% said they would vote no on proposition 34 which would uphold the death penalty. 41% say they will vote yes which would prohibit the death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. food labeling has become a hot button issue. prop 37 would require companies to label processed food made with genetically mo
calls for a temporary quarter cent sales tax increase and would raise state income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger automatic deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> 5:38. time for weather and lawrence is on the run. he is down in san jose with a preview of the second annual bay area science festival. he has some toys. >> did you build that? >> we are building airplanes and having all kinds of fun down here but you know what? if flying airplanes isn't for you there are all kinds of other things you can see here at the tech museum innovation right now. how about this? there's an asteroid that they are playing with down here. we are going to find out more about that and what they are trying to do to try and solve some real world problems and how they are getting some kids involved in that, too. still, the bay area weather looking good as we head out toward today. lots of sunshine coming our way. a little chilly to start early on as those temperatures are running in the 40s and 50s out
either way. 48% of voters are in favor of governor brown's tax plan. 38% oppose with the rest undecided. prop 30 would increase the sales tax temporarily and raise income tax for those making more than a quarter million dollars a year. if prop 30 loses, it would trigger deep cuts to public education from elementary schools up to universities. >>> up next, we have a good luck story. how a lottery winner nearly missed out on millions of dollars. >> plus, speaking of luck, the new name for this little giants fan. >> and the market opened about 10 minutes ago. let's take a quick look at the early numbers. on friday, a very difficult week in new york right now, the market is up. we'll crunch the numbers with kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks coming up. ,, we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys co
the arizona organization that donated $11 million to defeat his tax initiative. the latest poll says prop 30 is falling short of the 50% needed to pass. >>> people facing forecast don't often talk about it, but now you can find out if your neighbors are in danger of losing their house. linda yee shows us that information is only a click away. >> let's see what we can find here. >> reporter: real estate agent knight is showing a buyer an oakland home now in foreclosure. but buyers can now find out about these distressed deals even before the bank takes the home. the site's new feature gives detailed information. for example, this concord homeowner has been served a notice of default but the home is not yet on the market. >> to have that put in a public place for everyone to see, it's so humiliating and so embarrassing. >> reporter: the site doesn't give out owner names but there are pictures of the homes and the address. >> this is like anybody, your neighbor can see that. your personal financial situation, all over the papers. oh, i cringe. >> reporter: the blue homes indicate the ones a bar
and no on proposition 32. proposition 30 is governor brown's tax plan. if it different pass it will trigger automatic budget cuts that supporters of prop 30 say will hurt education. proposition 32 is seen by appoints as an antiby opponented -- by opponents as an anti-gaming proposal. >>> how dedicates are giant -- dedicated are giants' fans? cbs 5 reporter mike sugarman joined them on the journey. mike? >> reporter: well, i can tell you they're cold. it is mid 40s here. not used to that kind of weather in san francisco. but as you say, they have come from the bay area. from california, but this is the world series. and we've got giants' fans from well, all over the world. in a sea of blue and orange, a stripe of a different color. orange and black. >> where am i? i feel like i'm on second and king. >> reporter: nope, woodward and adams, detroit, michigan. >> you came from south carolina? >> we drove from minneapolis last night. >> actually from texas. >> minneapolis. >> detroit. >> reporter: all part of giant nation on tour. >> cheese! >> reporter: so far the orange and blue aren't turning the orange
than he owes. >> all the taxes i've paid in the past and all the things i did for my country in the service is wasted. my life feels like it's a waste. >> reporter: with a failed business and a foreclosure on his credit report, juneau won't be able to even consider buying another home for at least three years. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, ft. lauderdale, florida. >> brennan: coming up, a reporter's notebook on afghan farmers' dependence on illicit crops. >> brennan: planting seass getting under way in afghanist afghanistan, and the plant local farmers may be a good indication of where that war-torn country is headed. kelly cobiella has been on the ground in helmand province and files this reporter's notebook. >> reporter: this is poppy growing land, opium land. all i can see for miles around are marine convoy is dust. no one lives here in the hot, dry summer. the farmers and nomads are just starting to return to stake out their land and plant their crops. the marines have only been here a few weeks, and they're still getting to know the locals. >> can we move him down there? >
first. there was safety after a water main broke. >>> the proposed tax on sodas sold in richmond is the subject of a town hall meeting tonight. politicians and experts will speak. the meeting starts at 7:00. >> it is 4:48 now. all stock markets here in the united states will be closed today as wall street braces for hurricane sandy. the new york stock exchange planned on just closing physical trading floor and allowing electronic trading but overnight decided to halt trading completely. >>> in a fresh batch of economic reports are expected to impact trading. latest on consumer confidence. but the main event couples friday when the government releases october unemployment report. last jobs report americans will see before heading to the polls to vote. >> today is the first day facebook employees are allowed to trade their shares. 230 million shares on the market. the employees were able to convert company holdings. the market is closed because of hurricane sandy. >> well, the giant's world series win has one down side for the fans. they couldn't experience the victory at home ball
back to an economic theory that got us into this mess with tax cuts for the rich that he hopes trickles down and somehow helps the middle class. that's not change. that's more of the same. >> there's no information about the consulate attack in benghazi, about the cia's role, how long it took for them to respond there. there seems to be this dribbling out of information from this administration. respond to the critics who say the president needs to do more on this and he is running out the clock until after election day. >> nobody wants to find out what happened more than the president and this administration. that's why he and the secretary of state have ordered a comprehensive investigation as to everything that happened that night in benghazi, everything that led up to it, so that we can get answers. we'll put people in harm's way doing the diplomatic business of this country, we need to ensure that when we do that, we do it with their safety utmost in mind. that's what this investigation will show us. obviously it's clear -- i don't have any information other than what i read in the
teachers are waging a last minute battle supporting proposition 3, a state sales and income tax hike that they say would stop education cuts. they are targeting people who are waiting until the last possible minute. and plenty of voters are. >> if you haven't mailed them by now, you're getting really risky about that ballot. >> reporter: civics groups claim who they are still the undecided about which -- undecided about which propositions to support. it shows on voters' ballots. >> you can see where people change their mind if you look at our tally equipment. not on candidates, on measuresr that head swatching is putting the -- scratching is putting the squeeze on. although turnout will be lower than in 2008 those who are voting are waiting and waiting causing an influx of last minute voters. with so many mail-in ballots still out it is a sign of how to sway those who are still waiting. as you can see lights are still on here at the jerk recorders -- at the clerk and recorders office. your ballot it due by 8:00 on election night. at this point in the game, they say it is probably bes
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should flush pipes before using it. >>> soda tax is up for discussion at a town hall meeting tonight. the mayor as well as nutrition experts. meeting starts at 7:00 tonight. >>> someone hit a $13 million super lotto plus jackpot and the winning ticket was purchased in the bay area. >> the winning numbers drawn saturday night were 38, 36, 14, 5, 47 and meganumber was 18. the winning ticket was sold at the best food produce store here in san francisco. if that's where you buy your ticket, might want to take a peek. >> 5:21 right now. think you're the biggest fan? we met a woman who traveled thousands of miles. >> our play of the day when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, okay, what'ya havin? i'll have the build your own burger with a... sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make it a double. inspiration can come from anywhere. successful outing against a division rival. >>> all right. around the bay area, starting out with dense fog early on. lots of sunshine. 70s maybe 80s. will that weather hold though? we'll talk about that coming up. >> problem free all across the bay area. t
supervisor john goya says ignoring the law could jeopardize the fund. >> the irs could do away with our tax-exempt status if we don't follow this state law. >> reporter: a classic case of spiking. san ramon valley fire cheap craig bowen retired with a base pension of $193,000. add in unused sick leave, standby pay, management pay, car allowance, administrative leave and topped with $28,000 of unused vacation, brings his pension to $295,000 a year for life. today's decision would have prevented him from adding the unused vacation. sciu contra costa president alan cohen says while there have been abuses, he still defends the practice. >> private sector has nothing like this. >> that's -- that's true. and it's -- it's only true because of the slow erosion over the past 30 years of -- of unions. >> reporter: without a real option the board voted. >> 7 yeses and 2 nos. motions passes. >> reporter: and the lawyers are lining up. >> we sue them, they sue the state we sue the state. everybody sues everybody. rather than being reactionary like they are i might sit back and couple months see what sha
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